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Get-Away RV Centre is the premiere RV Sales, parts and service dealer in Abbotsford, BC. Located only an hour away from Vancouver, we're the lower mainland's finest. We carry the top brands from quality manufacturers with the inventory to make choosing a breeze. Whether you are looking for a teardrop trailer, travel trailer, truck camper, campervan, or a fifth wheel, let our knowledgeable sales team help you find the perfect RV for your lifestyle needs. We're always happy to share customer travel stories, local happenings, RV news, and more. Check out our blog to see why we love roasting marshmallows after a nice day on the open road!

September
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September
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Whether you’re pulling up to the campsite in a new travel trailer, a converted van, or the family camper, nothing quite says ‘camping’ like whipping up some treats by the fire! Taking care of dessert in the great outdoors is relatively easy with a few tools (a cast-iron skillet, wo...
July
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July
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Here at Get-Away RV, our team is proud to call ourselves British Columbians! And how could we not be? From the crashing waves of Tofino to the old-growth forests on Vancouver Island, to the top of snowy Whistler and across the sunny Okanagan, BC is one of the most remarkable places in the world. If...
April
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April
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Spring is an exciting time, especially when you’ve been waiting all winter to dust the cobwebs off your RV and hit the open road. But how do you know when it’s the right time to safely open your RV for the season? Today on the blog, we’re chatting about when to open your RV, a few ...
April
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April
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So, you're interested in learning all about the world of van conversions! Have your nomadic friends been gushing about their new vans, and now you want to know what all the hype is about? Or perhaps you've seen the term #vanlife trending all over social media, and curiosity led you to t...
March
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March
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Hitting the open road in your converted van is glorious, but it’s not always easy to simply pull over and catch a few zzz’s wherever you please. Fortunately, British Columbia is home to a massive network of campgrounds where you can safely park and make camp for a few days. We’ve p...
March
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March
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Do you hear that, Abbotsford? The warm mountain air is calling! It’s time to shake off the cobwebs and get ready for another exciting season of RV adventures! But before you can hitch up and head out for the BC coast this spring, you’ll need to de-winterize your unit to ensure that it&rs...
February
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February
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It’s no secret that at Get-Away RV, we are passionate about helping our customers live out their #VanLife dreams. We often feature the early stages involved with adopting the RV lifestyle, including things like selecting the right RV, financing options, van conversion services, RV maintenance ...
January
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January
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At Get-Away RV, we are all about sharing our love of the RV lifestyle with our BC Lower Mainland community. But one of the major barriers to RV ownership that our customers often share with us is concerns about cost, and we can understand why - when you look at the cost of purchasing a trailer outri...
December
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December
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It’s no secret that RVs sold like hot cakes in 2020. Amid a global pandemic that dramatically changed the way we work, live and travel, folks across the West Coast took advantage of the relative safety that RV camping provides. The team here at Get-Away RV expects this increased demand for tra...
November
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November
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The temperature is dropping and the official BC camping season is coming to an end - now what?! Here at Get-Away RV, it’s no secret that we are big fans of all-season camping! With the right RV, upfitting and camping gear, it can be easy (and downright fun!) to continue camping right through t...
October
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October
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As summer ends and the cool weather sets in, it’s time to pack away your camping gear, right? Not in our books! At Get-Away RV, you’d be hard-pressed to find a more dedicated group of all-season campers on this side of the Rockies. Fall RV camping offers so many benefits, and with a litt...
September
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September
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Have you always dreamed of owning a trailer, but don’t want to buy a big ol’ pickup truck to tow it? You might be surprised to learn that lightweight trailers are all the rage, and there is a wide variety of gorgeous campers available that can be towed by a crossover, SUV or beefy little...
July
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July
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Looking to become an RV owner, but suffering from decision overload? We get it! The world of RVs is vast, and there are seemingly endless possibilities out there to choose from when it comes to RV brands, models, sizes, layouts and features. Having selection is important, since everyone’s goal...
July
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July
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Many people love the idea of RV camping, especially with so much green space right in our own backyard, but they don’t own (or want to buy) a truck in order to haul a trailer. Owning a pickup truck is not a prerequisite to RV camping, and plenty of tent trailers, pop-up campers and other RVs a...
June
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June
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Yes, you heard that right: camping season has arrived in BC! After much worry throughout the spring over the fate of the summer camping in BC, it’s been deemed safe to reopen provincial parks, beaches and campgrounds across the province. Although we can still look forward to RV and van adventu...
May
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May
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Many of our clients from Abottsford, Langley and across the Lower Mainland are wondering what this year’s summer RV camping season is going to look like: Can I still buy an RV? Will BC parks be open? Can I still work on my van conversion project? The short answer is a resounding “yes, ye...
April
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April
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If you’ve been hearing the #VanLife calling, then maybe it’s time to take the plunge and get started on your own van conversion project! Transforming a van into a safe and comfortable living space can have its challenges, but it’s also incredibly rewarding. You’ll have the be...
April
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April
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When the days get long and the air gets warm, most British Columbians have one thing on their mind - camping season has arrived! In our current uncertain climate, many of our customers have been asking whether it’s still a good idea to be purchasing an RV this spring. Here at Get-Away RV, we b...
February
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February
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The days are getting longer, the sun is getting stronger and you can feel a little bit more warmth in the wind - spring is on its way to Abbotsford! The Lower Mainland is one of the best places to live for accessible adventuring in British Columbia, and whether you’re planning on touring throu...
February
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February
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At Get-Away RV, we are passionate about helping folks live out their biggest adventures. For some, a lightweight travel trailer or weekend camper is exactly what they’re looking for, while others are more interested in experiencing minimalist mobile living in a converted van. Van conversions a...
February
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February
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When you’re RV camping, it’s hard to think about much besides getting to your destination, jumping into the lake and firing up the barbeque! But before all of the fun, snacks and relaxation begins, you’ll need to get your RV parked and levelled. Maneuvering your new 25-foot trailer...
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